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Char B1 bis -Tamiya 1/35

Hi Guys, This is one of my more labor intensive efforts for an armor kit. The French camouflage was complex to airbrush. I used homemade paper masks, based on scaled up reproductions of the Tamiya painting instructions (scanned and enlarged an[...]

ICM W.O.T.6 WWII British truck 1:35

W.O.T. 6 4x4 version were built in large numbers (over 3000) and were used in North Africa, Italy and NW Europe between 1942 and 1945, remaining in service until 1962. Full load - 3t Length - 6m Width - 2,3m Height - 3,2m Engine - Ford V8 3.62[...]

Tamiya M4A3E8 Sherman, 1/35

Hi Everyone, this is my second Coronavirus model: Tamiya M4A3E8 Sherman in 1/35 scale. Aftermarket parts: Aber metal barrel, Value gear Sherman stowage set. colors and weathering effects by Ammo-mig, Tamiya and AK. Have a great weekend and [...]

Trumpeter 1/35 Strv 103C “S-tank”

This build is a couple of years old - it was actually the first 1/35 scale AFV that I built after coming back to the hobby. After studying reference photos and talking to people who did their military service in this vehicle I soon discovered th[...]

Vintage Revell M-35 – 1/40 scale

I had purchased this Revell M-35 MIlitaty Truck 1/40 scale kit probably before 1980, and first built in 1996. This kit was injected in 1969 in Brazil by A. Kikoler company, but first produced in 1958 in USA. The model had the rubber tires litera[...]

1/35 Das Werk Panther A late

Well, here I’m straight from Pandemic, straight from Serbia… Thank God that we are doing well and good with this menace. in fact, I really don’t know what to think. Medias are saying one, politicians, other, doctors are saying third, but ratio s[...]

1/72 M-26 (T26E3) Pershing Heavy Tank from Pegasus

This is my first completion while under social distancing lockdown in California. As luck would have it, just before this started I began an initiative to reduce my stache and hone some modeling skills. My objective is to finish a simple no-fr[...]

Strv m/40 L (IBG 1/72)

This Swedish tank in a small 1/72 scale was just a weekend build. As a mainly aircraft modeller, from time to time I build AFV just to not get bored, and to learn something new. For example, currently I use B&W technique for the cockpits in [...]

T17E2 Staghound

With the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Europe in mind, I started working on the RPM T17E2 Staghound in 1:72. The say this kit is over-engineered is rather an understatement, especially the multi-part turret is quite a handful. I therefor[...]

Final reveal: Arco dei Fileni, Libya, 1941 on 1:35, Scratchbuild

This is the final reveal of my crack at the Arco dei Fileni, an Italian colonial monument erected in 1937 in Libya and designed by the Italian architect Florestano di Fausto (1890-1965). The original was dynamited by the later Libyan dictator M[...]